TITLE

Illinois Gov. Touts New Debt Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/19/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32301, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has encouraged legislators in his state of the state address to support a 3.2 billion dollars borrowing program for education and transportation projects. However, the governor did not immediately issue any additional information on his proposed capital budget.
ACCESSION #
19715623

 

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